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Old 10-25-2010, 11:46 AM   #1
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Little fire ant infestation eradicated
New bait kills off dangerous pest
October 22, 2010 - New bait kills off dangerous pest

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An infestation of little fire ants on Maui has been eradicated, the state Department of Agriculture announced Thursday.

The department credited the success to its rapid response and the development of innovative pest control methods.

The ants (Wasmannia auropunctata) can deliver a painful sting. They were discovered in October on a Waihee farm, and...
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Good for Hawaii... now if they could just get rid of all ants in general. Not a single species of ant is native to Hawaii and just about everyone that's been imported is invasive all over the world. That said, Wasmannia auropunctata, is different than Solenopsis invicta, The Red Imported Fire Ant.
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